Grateful Dead Live at Uptown Theater on 1981-02-27
Taped by Barry Glassberg: Nak700>Sony TCD5M, Maxell UDXLII, Dolby B.
Lineage: AUDMC> Tascam 112MKII > Sony R500 SBM (pass through) > Delta Dio 2496 > HD > sound forge & CD wave by John Steinthal via Mark Cohen. Encoded by Matt Vernon
Subject: Fabulous Show. I Danced All Night.
Regarding the AUD sound quality, I am a dead serious critic. I find the recording very, very good. It's not 15th row center (god knows I wish they were ALL like that) but, sounds more like just in front of the SBD. It has a touch of air to it, with that distance from the stage. If you tweek your EQ a bit, you will be extremely happy.
I also love this period for the band. They are well practiced, tight, and Jerry is still in reasonably good voice. Thank you again Mr. Glassberg.
11/17/14 Go To Hunter's new upload! It's incredible !!!
Subject: Balance, not just karate .. balance, whole life.
If you want a comparison, open up two browsers. One with this show, one with 4/20/84. Go back and forth with NO eq settings. I have been unable to find a better AUD recording better that 4/20/84 and I use it as my measuring stick.
Now, of course, this doesn't eliminate this show as a worthy download. Like most shows there is nothing a little eq tweak won't fix. And I also noticed somwthing else. No matter how bad a recording is , as you listen to it and concentrate on the music, your brain will 'adjust' or 'compensate' for irregularities.
I haven't listened to the whole show so I can't comment on the music, but I'll give the sound a 3. It does have power. Just lacks balance.
Subject: What are you guys talking about
Subject: superb audience recording
Subject: This is an AUD recording?!?
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